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February 2023

Friday February 3 – Sunday February 5

Fly-in | Swing Thru The Palms 12
The Pavilion, 401 S Pavilion Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262, USA

https://bootsinsquares.info/events/
Hosted by Boots in Squares
Callers: Andy Allemao,Andy Shore, David Mee

Thursday February 9

6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Club Night | Caller: Dane Bragg
P.S. 003 Charrette School, 490 Hudson St, New York, NY 10014, USA

Rotate through Mainstream, Plus, Advanced programs.
Admission: $15

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News

Health & Safety Protocols | January 2023 Edition

The original protocols were developed by the “Return to Square Dancing” committee in the summer of 2021 as the club planned to return to dancing indoors that September. When the club experienced its first exposure in January 2022, the protocols were updated by the board of directors. Now, one year later, the protocols were reviewed…

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It’s 2023! It’s Time To Square Dance!

Learning to square dance is an excellent way to socialize while getting some exercise and learning a fun style of movement. Square dancing comprises four pairs of dancers, or eight people, standing to face each other in the shape of a square. The caller will instruct the dancers to move in various directions which makes for interesting…

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A Day of C-1 dancing : Just For You!

Hello Challenge Dancer! Based on the recent trend of low Challenge dancer turnout on weeknights, Challenge-1 has been dropped from the Thursday club nights. Instead, Challenge-1 dancing will be offered on occasional Saturdays. A minimum commitment of eight dancers is needed to make this work, so please RSVP by Nov 04! The event wll be given…

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Come Dance Like It’s the “Summer of ’69”

Once again, the universe confounds our “Peel The Pumpkin” plans. In 2021, it was COVID. In 2022, it’s the host hotel which has made itself unavailable to us for the full weekend. When will the madness end‽ And so, once again, we will gather at PS3 for a one day event of “friendship set to…

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Learn to Square Dance

Learning to square dance is an excellent way to socialize while getting some exercise and learning a fun style of movement. Square dancing comprises four pairs of dancers, or eight people, standing to face each other in the shape of a square. The caller will instruct the dancers to move in various directions which makes for interesting…

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Come Dance With Us!

Learning to square dance is an excellent way to socialize while getting some exercise and learning a fun style of movement. Square dancing comprises four pairs of dancers, or eight people, standing to face each other in the shape of a square. The caller will instruct the dancers to move in various directions which makes for interesting…

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Featured Articles

Member Profile: George Voorhis

How long have you been a member of Times Squares?  My prom was in 1991, which was the same year as my first IAGSDC Convention “Cast a Shadow in the Sun” at the Hotel Fontainebleu in Miami.  That’s when Security threw the Bathing Beauties out of the pool for wearing one piece bathing suits and…

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Member Profile: Shep Wahnon

How long have you been a member of Times Squares? I was part of the third class of the Times Squares which began in the autumn of 1986. And I graduated from Basic/Mainstream in the spring of 1987at which time I was eligible to join the Club. I have therefore been a member of the…

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Teaching and Learning Theory Applied to Square Dance Instruction

This article originally appeared in The Call Sheet volume12 issue 2 (2018 July-August-September) p.53-70, and is reprinted here with permission of the author. The Call Sheet is the professional journal of the Gay Callers Association. Teaching and Learning Theory Applied to Square Dance InstructionHarlan Kerr – harlankerr46@gmail.com “And I knew if I had the chance,…

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Member Profile: William Carr

How long have you been a member of Times Squares? I have been a member of Times Squares since 2018. Although with the pandemic, it seems ages ago. Why did you join? Who convinced you? I had not even considered square dancing until my friend, Steve Ashkinazy, invited me to an Open House event. After…

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Member Profile: Michael Coan

How long have you been a member of Times Squares? Since 1989 Why did you join? Who convinced you? I was looking to get involved with an activity; I had “lost” my life partner to AIDS. The choices at the time were speed dating, political activism, gay folk dancing or a 12-step group (but since…

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Member Profile: Cindy & Jonathan Uejio

How long have you been a member of Times Squares? C: I took the mainstream class starting fall of 2014 and officially joined the club in 2015.J: Since 2015 Why did you join? Who convinced you? C: My parents took up square dancing in Minnesota and it always looked like so much fun. I first…

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